4 November 2020
Screen Music Awards nominees announced
APRA AMCOS and the Australian Guild of Screen Composers (AGSC) have announced the nominees for the 2020 Screen Music Awards, among them many AMC-represented artists.
Bryony Marks's two nominations come in the Best Soundtrack Album category, for her music for Lambs of God, and in the Best Music for a Television Series or Serial category, for her music in Everything's Gonna Be Ok: Seven-Spotted Ladybug. Amanda Brown is a fellow nominee in the latter category, for her music in the thriller drama The Secrets She Keeps. Brown shares her second nomination, Best Music for a Documentary, with Damien Lane (for their music for Quilty: Painting the Shadows).
David Hirschfelder is nominated in the category Feature Film Score of the Year for his score for Escape from Pretoria, with Michael Yezerski a fellow nominee for his score for The Vigil. Yezerski's second nomination comes in the Most Performed Screen Composer - Overseas category, with Nerida Tyson-Chew a fellow nominee.
Roger Mason is nominated in two categories: for the Best Television Theme (in the TV series The Commons), and for the Best Music for a Mini-Series or Telemovie (also for The Commons). The Best Music for a Short Film nominees include Caitlin Yeo's music for I Want To Make A Film About Women.
The awards will be streamed online as a YouTube Premiere on Tuesday 1 December from 7pm AEDT, featuring 46 nominees across 12 categories. The Awards ceremony will be hosted by Justine Clarke, with more presenters to be revealed. Musical Director for the 2020 Awards will be Jessica Wells.
> For the full list of nominees and more details, see the APRA AMCOS website.
> 2020 Screen Music Awards will be streamed via YouTube premiere - more details and RSVPs via Facebook. Note that this event is free - beware any links trying to sell tickets.
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